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FIFA seeks Public Affairs Manager (80-100%)

FIFA 3-5y Mid Level  Zürich, Zürich, Schweiz 13 Okt 2017

Job Description

In order to support our Communications Division we are seeking a

Public Affairs Manager (80-100%)

Your duties

  • Contribute to the work of the department in promoting cooperation between FIFA and governmental/non-governmental (mainly sports related) institutions in Switzerland as well as at European and international levels
  • Monitor the activities and developments of the relevant governmental and non-governmental institutions
  • Work on background papers on various regulatory (e.g. football governance regulatory) and broader policy topics and on the preparation of concept notes for the relevant stakeholders
  • Participate in and represent FIFA at relevant public policy formulation processes and manage the preparation and follow-up of connected meetings
  • Seek opportunities for alliance building and recommend and implement projects and initiatives

Our requirements

  • University degree in law, political sciences, international relations or humanities
  • A Master’s degree an advantage
  • Four years of professional experience in public affairs and/or communications in a private or public institution
  • Interest in football regulatory matters and FIFA activities
  • Thorough understanding of the Swiss political system (EU and international affairs an advantage)
  • Fluency in German and English (written and oral), any additional languages an asset
  • Excellent MS Office skills
  • Availability for occasional travel
  • Comfortable with negotiation and interest representation settings
  • High-level critical thinking, attention to detail, sense of responsibility and proactive approach
You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural and inclusive environment. Interested? If you have a passion for football, the necessary qualifications and are keen to work in an international organisation, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zürich, Tanja Bucher, Recruiting Specialist
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